Identify the wind with the help of given information:

  1. The wind is a cold, dry & dust-laden wind
  2. It blows from the Sahara Desert over the West African subcontinent into the Gulf of Guinea
  3. The wind is also known as “the Doctor”

   Select the correct answer from options given below:

Answer: [B] Harmattan

Harmattan wind is also known as "the Doctor" in Niger, as this cold wind brings relief from oppressive heat in the region.

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